Shelby Vittek, Author at Modern Farmer
Becoming the Vegan Butcher

In his new cookbook, Zacchary Bird offers a guide to transforming vegetables into flavorful meat-like... (more)

Shelby Vittek
November 23, 2021
10 Books About Food and Farming to Read This Fall

Inspiring tales, instructional guides and damning investigations.

Shelby Vittek
November 13, 2021
How to Get Rid of Spotted Lanternflies

Five ways to battle the invasive pest that don’t involve insecticides.

Shelby Vittek
October 23, 2021
7 New Cookbooks We’re Cozying Up With This Fall

Turn to these books for cooking inspiration.

Shelby Vittek
October 17, 2021
In Search of Sustainable Spirits

Author Shanna Farrell wants more people to care about the agricultural aspects of whiskey, tequila,... (more)

Shelby Vittek
October 15, 2021
Wild Relatives of Important Food Crops Are Facing Extinction

Agriculture and pesticide use are to blame, a new study finds.

Shelby Vittek
September 8, 2021
What to Do With an Abundance of Peppers

We’ve reached that point in late summer when my pepper plants are producing more than... (more)

Shelby Vittek
August 19, 2021
An Ode to Heirloom Okra

Earlier this year, Chris Smith planted more than 100 varieties of okra on the farm... (more)

Shelby Vittek
August 15, 2021
Meet the Bartender-Botanist Showcasing Forgotten Ingredients

In his garden, Danny Childs tends to a host of different plants that he uses... (more)

Shelby Vittek
August 14, 2021
Recipes